What is NAPCO?

NAPCO is a Professional Association of Presiding Judges, Chief Executive Officers, and Court Leadership Teams Dedicated to Improving and Leading the Nation’s State and Local Courts.

What’s the Genesis of NAPCO?

Trial courts are essential to a healthy democracy where the rights of all are protected and justice is carried out fairly and impartially. Local and state courts are the engines of our justice system, handling 98 percent of all cases filed in the United States. They excel and flourish when led by skilled, competent, innovative court leaders.

How Does NAPCO Spark Leadership Improvement?

Through webinars; workshops; leadership academies; studies; publications; mentoring; annual conferences; personal reflection, and collaborations with justice system improvement groups, including the National Center for State Courts.

How is NAPCO Organized?

We are an independent, nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) public benefit corporation.

What are NAPCO’s Basic Values?

We value and advocate for fair, accessible, efficient, apolitical and accountable state and local trial courts dedicated to truth-finding and the rule of law.

How is NAPCO Funded?

Membership dues, government grants, donations, and conference and workshop fees.